There’s a cure for small business owners suffering vertigo

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“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Apple’s iOS 7 has been in the news a lot lately. Apparently the 3-D image enhancement is causing some illness among users.

It continues to amaze me how common courtesy is lost with the iPhone craze. What used to be deemed rude behavior is now accepted with an urgency mentality.

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The next time you feel a compulsion to pay more attention to your gadget than the person who scheduled face-time with you, consider how this may be affecting your small business. Your addiction may be costing you clients, referrals, revenue and friends.

Anyway, it seemed right to take a break from the topic of garnering media coverage that’s been the focus of this week’s blog (we’ll resume this tomorrow with a post answering Laura Brewer’s UBC thread question on how to get media coverage if you’re a writer – or other creative producer) to feature a brief video (about two minutes) that should provide a chuckle.

Small business owners take note, if you or your friends are struggling with issues associated with the new Apple release, this instructional video should help you recover.

4 responses to “There’s a cure for small business owners suffering vertigo”

  1. I can’t stand being with people who pay more attention to their electronics than the other people with them. I have been known to get up and walk away. It sends the message that the person on the other end of the device is more important. It makes me want to scream.

  2. That’s a good tip, Julia. I think I’ll start applying it in certain situations. What strikes me as mind-boggling is I’m not talking about kids texting or checking FB status (although this is an issue here too) – these are adults. I’m with you – if we’re in a meeting for business or a get together as friends, if your attention is fixated on the device, no sense in me being there, right?

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